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Weekend Course 2019

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This year's SLA weekend course - "Building Identity, Building Readers" - is a joint venture with CILIP YLG, and will be held on 21 to 23 June 2019 at the Aston Conference Centre, Aston University, Birmingham, with a theme of wellbeing and identity.

The three-day course has day delegate options still available for the Friday and Sunday. Unfortunately Saturday day delegate places and residential places are sold out. SLA and CILIP Members qualify for a large discount on the course fee.

Programme and pricing

This year's weekend course promises to be a fantastic time - crammed full of CPD, networking and topping up your book knowledge. 

The full programme and booking information is available here:

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Residential  and Saturday day delegate places have now sold out. Please contact the SLA to book your Friday or Sunday day delegate place on weekendcourse[at]sla.org.uk. 

Earlybird discounts apply to bookings received before 26 April 2019.
The closing date for bookings is Friday 24 May 2019.

Asking to attend

To help maximise your chances of attending we have highlighted links to relevant topics within eduation for the Optional Sessions. We have also created this document to highlight the benefits of attending a Weekend Course. 

Advocacy for attendance at SLA weekend course

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Exhibition opportunities

Exhibition Stand
• 2m stand £300.00 * incl. VAT
• 4m stand £420.00 * incl. VAT
* early bird discount of 10% if booked before 15/03/19

This includes:
• Table and chairs as required
• Lunch for two exhibitors on Saturday
• Refreshments throughout weekend
• 1 free A4 insert in delegate bags (for additional inserts see below)

• Fully Resident: Fully resident from 1pm Friday – Sunday places [at] £320.00 per person (includes accommodation, all meals and drinks receptions)
• Bed and Breakfast: One night bed and breakfast - £80 per person per night

Delegate Bag Inserts:
• One insert - £75 (incl. VAT)
• Two inserts - £110 (incl. VAT)

All the residential places have now sold out. Please contact the office to book your place on weekendcourse[at]sla.org.uk. 

Headline Sponsors

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